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Braque du Bourbonnais

The Braque du Bourbonnais has a pear-shaped head, neither too light nor too heavy, it’s in perfect proportion to the body.

About the Braque du Bourbonnais

At home this breed is gentle and affectionate, but on the hunt its passion and intelligence enable it to easily adapt to the most varied of game and terrain. These dogs naturally search for smells above the ground, displaying a practical and precise aptitude for pointing.

The Bourbonnais is a short-haired medium-sized dog of compact, muscular build that gives the impression of strength and power.

Source: key facts and characteristics sourced from Fédération Cynologique Internationale (FCI)

Breed specifics

Country
France
Group
FCI Group 7, AKC Foundation Stock Service
Size category
Medium
Avg life expectancy
13–15 years

Loving / Intelligent / Quiet / Even-tempered / Hard-working

Key facts

  • Requires minimal grooming
  • Enjoys training
  • Requires outdoor space

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